Local sports in and around Aylmer and Elgin County

Eagles edged in boys hockey

February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

East Elgin Secondary School forward Mac Van Os battled for the puck with a St. Thomas Parkside Collegiate Institute opponent during a faceoff in EESS’s defensive zone during a quarter final game of the South East Varsity Boys Hockey playoffs on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 7 at East Elgin Community Complex in Aylmer. East Elgin goalie…

Spitfires limp into playoffs

February 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Aylmer Jr. C Spitfires forward Dustin Dunlop, middle, tried to screen Lucan Irish goaltender Kyle Morning during the last regular season game of the hockey season at East Elgin Community Complex on Saturday night, Feb. 3. The home squad Spitfires lost 7-5 to end with a 11 win, 28 loss and one overtime loss record…

Dozens come out for free throw competition

February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Left photo: Teagan Walker of McGregor Public School finished second in the girls age 9 division of the Aylmer Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship held at Assumption Catholic Elementary School on Wednesday, Jan. 31. Right photo: Drew McKillen of Assumption placed third in the boys age 9 division. The Davenport Public School/McGregor PS team…

Davenport drops Straffordville in girls b-ball action

January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sadie Shelly, left, of the Straffordville Public School Intermediate girls basketball team got ready to take a jump shot while Davenport Public School’s Johannah Walker went for the block during a game at Davenport on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 24. Davenport won 25-21 to notch their first win of the season after losing two games. Straffordville…

EESS dance recital Wednesday, Thursday nights

January 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dancers performed in a jazz fusion number during a dress rehearsal for East Elgin Secondary School’s annual dance recital this Wednesday and Thursday nights (Jan. 17 & 18). Tickets available at the door starting at 6:30 p.m. each night. (Photo:  AE/Rob Perry)

Keep sweeping!

January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Skip Gary Shackelton, middle, followed the stone he just delivered behind sweepers lead Mark McNeil and second Jay Shackelton during a first draw match of the annual Springfield Timber Mart Men’s Bonspiel at the Aylmer Curling Club on Saturday morning, Jan. 6. The Shackelton family team lost 7-5 to skip Jeff Vannoord’s rink in that…

Spitfires outgun Bulldogs

January 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Aylmer Jr. C Spitfires goalie Kodie OudeVoshaar made one of his 33 saves while defenceman Tanner Rickwood was about to clear the puck from the crease during first period action of a Provincial Junior Hockey League West Yeck Division game versus the Mount Brydges Bulldogs at East Elgin Community Complex in Aylmer on Saturday night,…

Eagles take on 86ers

December 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lydia Gavey of host East Elgin Eagles Youth Basketball team rushed the London 86ers net during a Major Bantam club basketball game at East Elgin Secondary School on Friday night, Dec. 15. London ended up on top of the scoreboard at the end of the match.

EESS girls sweep past CECI

December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

East Elgin Secondary School lead Nina Wiebe, right, stopped sweeping a rock thrown by skip Caitlyn Evely (not pictured) while vice Alana McNicol called the line at left during a girls curling game versus Central Elgin Collegiate Institute of St. Thomas at the Aylmer Curling Club on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 13. A Central Elgin player at…

EESS boys put up 10 spot over Central Elgin

December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

East Elgin Secondary School vice Keegan Whale, left, and lead Connor Dawson swept a rock thrown by second Brandon Blakly during boys curling action against Central Elgin Collegiate Institute at the Aylmer Curling Club on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 13. East Elgin won the game handily 10-3. The Eagles are undefeated so far this season with…

EESS hockey season opens with a 2-2 tie

December 1, 2017 | 1 Comment

Mac Van Os of host East Elgin Secondary School lunged for a loose puck during a Thames Valley Southeast season-opening hockey game against Parkside Collegiate Institute at East Elgin Community Complex, Thursday, Nov. 30. The result was a 2-2 tie.

First Silver Stick tourney ever at EECC

November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Goalie Cole Huber of the Aylmer Minor Hockey Peewee Red team blocked a Thornton Tigers’ shot during a Silver Stick Regional Qualifier tournament at East Elgin Community Complex on Friday, November 17. The four-day tournament, which started Thursday night, is the first ever Silver Stick held here, and involves 32 teams in four age divisions.…

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